State Capacity


Archival Data Assignment

Credit Rating

Lewis Tappan

Bradstreet Offices

RG Dun Offices

RH Macy’s Dun report.

Abraham Lincoln’s Credit reporting page

Who controls the controllers?


Angola Horror, 1867

Ashatabula Horror, 1876

Land and the Grid

The Commissioner’s plan for New York (1811)

Bedolina Land

Pawnee Reservation, c. 1890, Library of Congress

Oklahoma City, 1890, Library of Congress

Western Lands–Ben Schmidt, GLO data

How the west was given

Google Maps: an alphabet town. Crete, Nebraska

The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway used fully alphabetical naming.

The Commissioner’s plan of 1811